Welcome to Sofa Shorts Day! Pull up a sofa and settle down to watch the island’s best new fictional short films. 

FILMS WILL BE AVAILABLE ON SATURDAY 4th APRIL FROM 10AM to MIDNIGHT.

You can view all 14 ‘in competition’ shorts and 7 ‘official selection’ shorts at your leisure.

Share your thoughts about the films on twitter, facebook and instagram, connect with the filmmakers and share in a collective experience using the hashtag #bffsofashorts.

The winner of the ‘in competition’ programme will be announced by our judging panel on Sunday 5th April at midday.

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8. LEAVE THE ROAD BEHIND YOU
This emotionally charged drama follows life in rural Gaeltacht Donegal, where entertainment for young people is limited, and cars mean more than just getting from A to B.
Duration: 16mins
Director: Daniel Butler

9. MATCH
A sensitive look at online hook-ups, this film uses strong central performances to touch upon lesser heard stories of single living and human connection.
Duration: 12mins
Directors: Laura O Shea & Tony Doyle

NOTE: Please be aware the films in this programme are not certified and have been given a recommended age guidance of 18+.

Belfast Film Festival is also delighted to partner with Queen’s Film Theatre’s new young brand LUMI to award one film from the BFF Sofa Shorts for it’s fresh ideas.